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The Reef ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.5
Consistency of Surf: 2.0
Difficulty Level: 4.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.0

Overall: 2.9

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The Reef Surf Forecast / QLD – Sunshine Coast / Australia

48hr Weather and Surf, issued 3 pm Wednesday 03 Mar 2021 AEST
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The Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Reef sea temperature is 27.3 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 26.1 max: 27.5 min: 24.9 °C)
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The Reef surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's The Reef sea temperature is 27.3 °C (Statistics for 03 Mar 1981-2005 - mean: 26.1 max: 27.5 min: 24.9 °C)

Eyeball surf reportRecent Eyeball Surf Reports for QLD - Sunshine Coast

  1. Coolum accommodation and official site sunshine coast queensland australiaCoolum: ‘Coolum surf: 1.4 metres(5') 10 knots SE. The S protected stretches and E facing points early on the dropping tide before the ESE winds get up. Fun ones in the outer bays at Noosa also on the dropping tide.’

    Coolum Beach, 29 km away
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2 h 34 min ago

Light
8 km/h
SSE
Clean
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How big are the waves at The Reef today?

The current surf forecast for The Reef at 7PM is: 0.9m 12s primary swell from a East-southeast direction and 0.3m 8s secondary swell from a Northeast direction, 1.5m 6s secondary swell from a East-southeast direction (forecast issued at 03:00pm March 03). The wind direction is predicted to be cross-onshore.

Time (AEST) & DateWave HeightWave Period
Morning (03 Mar)--
Afternoon (03 Mar)3ft (0.9m)12s
Evening (03 Mar)2.5ft (0.8m)12s

Table - waves today at The Reef. (Swell directed towards the surf break)

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
Temp. °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM10AM1PM4PM7PM10PM1AM4AM7AM
00000000000121120001000
T queensland.htsgw.metric.6.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.12.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.18.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.24.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.36.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.42.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.48.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.60.cc23
T queensland.htsgw.metric.66.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.72.cc23T queensland.htsgw.metric.84.cc23
0.9
ESE
1.8
ESE
0.9
ESE
0.8
ESE
0.8
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.6
ESE
1.8
ESE
1.9
ESE
1.8
ESE
1.7
ESE
1.6
E
1.5
E
1.3
E
1.2
E
1.1
E
1
E
1
E
0.5
E
0.9
ENE
0.9
E
0.9
E
1.4
SE
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25291923618918618217624528026026123320815412710785866875838287
20
ESE
25
SE
25
ESE
20
ESE
25
ESE
20
ESE
20
ESE
25
SE
25
ESE
25
ESE
20
ESE
15
ESE
15
SE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
SSE
10
ESE
15
ENE
15
NE
5
NNE
10
SSE
15
SSE
25
SSE
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
cross-
on
crosscross-
on
cross-
on
oncross-
on
glasscrosscross-
on
cross
10:44AM
1.65
11:24PM
1.67
11:31AM
1.46
12:25AM
1.64
12:27PM
1.27
1:40AM
1.61
5:02PM
0.24
5:39AM
0.44
5:48PM
0.30
6:50AM
0.56
6:43PM
0.37

Note: the tide data above is for Caloundra Head, Australia which is 2 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for The Reef.New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at The Reef blow from the W

Wednesday
03
Thursday
04
Friday
05
Saturday
06
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